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it was received. my relation to china -- i went with a professor who went to china. the press said -- what are you doing? >> i said i am writing a book. "china, yesterday, today, and tomorrow." but i did go over there. [laughter] there are about 600 of them and they speak english. it is like talking to a group in texas. there is no problem in understanding how the system works. exactly what they said. how do we get from here to there? to which my response is, i do not know. that is a problem for you to solve, i cannot do it. what is it that they seem to be interested in? it is so obvious. do you think this rule of law has been given on day one and suddenly it was followed? of course not. do not think democracy will solve them. it is both your friend and your enemies. hamilton and madison right the document. it is a very good document. ask any of us on the courts, we would be in agreement on the basic things. the basic framework is it creates institutions of democracy. people can decide for themselves what kinds of community they want it is a special kind of democracy. it is a democracy that protec
for his administration. nhk world, tokyo. >>> china is building up its military presence in the asia pacific region. the question is how southeast asian countries will need with the neighbor's growing clout. we have details on different positions two countries are taking on china. >> nhk has obtained information that sheds light on the stances they are taking on china and we start with the philippines which is stationing marines on the spratly islands. nhk world reports. >> reporter: the philippines and china and malaysia and brunei claim sovereignty over all or some of the spratly's, high ranking military officers say their country has started to deploy marines in nine islands and shoals since september. the country had already stationed naval officers there. the military says personal numbers have almost doubled on some of the islands. before the deployment, the marines underwent training on protecting the islands and been equipped with upgraded weapons. philippines began expanding its military facility on the island to accommodate equipment and personnel for drills and other opera
their claims to territory. chinese commanders are doing more to make their presence known in the south china sea. they're beefing up their equipment as others beef up their forces. they've deployed a patrol vessel off the southern province for the first time. the maritime safety administration launched this ship, running more than 90 meters long. it has a heli pad. china is locked in territorial disputes with several countries. diplomats are expected to react strongly to deployment of a larger ship. >>> commanders in the philippines are trying to bolster their control over some islands in the south china sea. they've begun staging elite marps on the islands. senior military officials say they started deploying marines in october. they had already stationed naval officers there. the commanders say they've almost doubled the number of personnel on some of the islands. the marines underwent training to protect the territory and carrying upgraded weapons. the military is expanding a facility on the island of lawok. to manage threats from china and from north korea. the new defense minister has r
risk factors related to u.s. and china and europe. and fiscal cliff issue in the u.s. is one of top concerns. that's, i think, just a matter of time. obama administration will be able to overcome the difficulty of this situation sooner or later. so i don't care about it. and regarding china, china economic trend is another big concern. but, we think china has already achieved soft landing. >> so he's optimistic about those risk factors and he expects the nikkei to hit 13,000 by this time next year. so we'll keep you updated on the markets as we move into 2013. >>> for most investors this is also the last trading day in currencies in tokyo. the dollar continues to gain strength against the yen. $buying intensified during the day sending the u.s. currency above the 76 yen level. dollar changed hands at its highest levels in two years and five months. it's now nearly ten yen higher than at the beginning of this year. the yen has been losing strength since october. that's because the market speculation, the bank of japan would take further monetary easing measures. the yen came under pr
tried to kill his own child during his escape to lebanon. 's plans be aware, china posse to force them to reveal their names. the deaf -- the members accused of the death of an gresham lawyer has been acquitted. -- russian lawyer has been acquitted. >> thousand people are in the streets in iraq to protest against the government. now, these are live pictures. the minority sunni moslem community accusing the she opera minister nora al-maliki of discrimination and refusing to share power. this is the live pictures out of northern iraq. our correspondent joins me now from the town of ramadi. the protests are very large and are continuing. they seem to have blocked a key highway. how do you assess the size of the crowds in relation to what they are demonstrating about? >> i think the rumble of the crowd is very big because the picture you are seeing is one angle. the other side of the bridge -- i do not know if you can see the bridge is -- there are also thousands of people gathered here in ramadi. and this highway basically links back down to fallujah and then to ramadi. and then back up.
it will be a buying opportunity, we like companies that have good market share globally especially if china starts to grow a little bit and we like the european companies that were beaten down particularly the large caps, that we will take advantage of the emerging market, china moving up. we like anything associated with housing and they have been performing very well even on days when the market has been selling off and you can see the strength of their but the warning is if we go off of this, everything is subject to more sell-offs. perhaps more bargain hunting. adam: fiscal cliff negotiations are moving as deadly as rush-hourrtraffic in boston which can be a nightmare. you have a good new year. let's hope they get a deal done. all the best to you. >> thank you. adam: it is a quarter till time to check stocks again. every 15 minutes we doing here. lauren simonetti will do that at the stock exchange. >> volume is light but traders -- we saw a triple digit loss for the blue chip average down 89 points, declined across the board, volume decisively lower, the margin between gaining and losing stock
to end the civil war in syria. now, remember, both russia and china have blocked u.n. attempts to force out the assad regime. now the russians say they are willing to meet with the syrian opposition. it could open the door for real u.n. action on the ground, action that could mean american involvement. we've got more details in a live report in just a minute. >>> but also, russia's president formally saying no to americans who want to adopt russian children. it is a heartbreaking development for hundreds of americans who are trying to adopt children from russian orphana orphanages. that is happening right now. president vladimir putin signed the adoption ban today. sadly, more than 50 americans who were in the final stages of adopting russian children, they are not going to be able to. and while those families certainly hoping that they're going to allow these adoptions to go through, the country's child rights commissioner says that those kids are going to stay in russia. so why are the russians doing this? the ban is considered a payback of sorts for an american law that was passed tw
, that all of this stuff comes from china? >> let's see where this jacket is made. china, look at that. you've got go where you can get the value and where they have the workmanship and the factories to do it. you know, that's the nature of the business. >> reporter: so you're not going to apologize for that? >> no. >> reporter: so there's stuff traveling above our heads all over the place. >> yes. it's an extremely important part of our business to make sure we have a good supply chain. >> reporter: levine took us inside one of his distribution centers, a speeding array of sorting machines and suconveyer belts. there's little room for error because it's the cents that really matter. >> after taxes, if you can make five cents on every dollar you sell, the pennys are important to us. it's amazing. >> reporter: being fast and efficient are one of the secrets to their success. the winning formula begins in tiny towns, underserved communities walmart and target wouldn't give a second look. they garble up cheap real estate, empty buildings other retailers have left behind. then they hire a small
. this happens in china, saudi arabia, and india. while european and american politicians flirt with censuring the internet or restricting it. of course we oppose that. >> among the club's hacktivists, programmers and i.t. experts have boosted attendance to record levels. >> when we come back, we look at the fate of syrian refugees. >> we'll be back in just one minute's time. >> thanks for staying with us. >> as we've been reporting, there are renewed efforts to find a solution to the syrian conflict that has seen a civil war in the country deepened. >> the death toll has exceeded 45000 cents the conflict started about 19 months ago. >> the government and the syrian opposition appeared to have fought each other to a standstill on the battlefield, and the international community is divided on what to do about it. >> as the year draws to a close, we look back not at developments in the country over the past 12 months. >> syrians started the year with a glimmer of hope. the arab league put observers on the ground, and the fighting had subsided in some areas. but the arab league mission ended in d
of rape. that's something they're trying to change. >> china has tightened its already strict controls on the internet. under the new measure, they can stop the transmission of any transmission deemed i legal. internet users are going to be required to register their real names when they sign up with network providers. chinese bloggers have exposed a number of corruption scandals involving government officials in recent years and that's despite already tight the 6-year-old girl who was abducted by her father and taken to pakistan is now on her way home to britain three years after she disappeared. she went missing after going to stay with her father, who then told her mother she would never see her again. it's believed that the dramatic discovery was due to a computer generated image of what she would look like now. that's the image. here's the report. >> the last time her mother saw her. for the last three years, she's had no proof that her daughter is still alive until now. the child's father took her out of the country and out of her mother's life. >> he left me a message to say i w
game industry. >> and look at this video out of china. what caused a shark aquarium to burst sending shoppers into panic. >> an animal rescue group trying to help an orphanned bob cat with an unusual problem. >> taking a look outside, boy, it looks like holidays are over. look at the commute going into the east bay. this is a mess, a little bit better for the peninsula you know? you've got to be patient out there. ÑsÑs >>> we want to show you incredible video out of china showing a 33 ton shark tank exploding in shanghai. just a huge wave of water just stops on the onlookers. 15 people were injured. none critically. three lemon sharks and dozens of smaller fish died. shanghai officials say cold temperatures and shod yes materials made the glass so brittle. >> trouble here, some scary moments for shoppers in a sacramento mall after reports of gunfire last night. people ran for safety. to started about 5:00 in the afternoon ai. group of 20 teens pushed shoppers and knocked over things creating a lot of noise, sounding like gunfire, sending people scrambling for cover. stores locked d
public health things being done and the rest of the world that is dominateing india and china, but in the 60's they missed. the market economies are good and they grow their economies and they are catching up. today when we land, 2010, these are the countries that borrow money to the richest when they have their problems. >> in my mind this raises two questions, or two amazing results from this. there have been thousands of years of human history and everyone was stuck on the lower left for thousands of years, it has been 200 years that you have all of this activity and how come some countries are still stuck? >> it is easy to understand. the best message today is that most of the african cntries are now in fast economic growth. they have corrected the wrong market ideas they had 20 years ago, and they have a much better education than, -- and tanzania is similar to thailand in 1972 and soon we will see african countries doing good. this is wonderful. our problems are solved w know what works and we will be rich. >>guest: no, we have this problem with two billion human beings
it varies by market. we saw significant growth in asia, particularly in china, double digit growth even though supply was growing fast. what we saw in europe and the u.s., we saw supply growth was restrained because there wasn't bank finance and there still isn't which means rev par is growing 6%, 7%, 8%. so it's been quite a strong market and total revenues have grown, as well. demand has grown, we've seen a robust business for the last three years and we've grown highway patrol ahead of the market which is something we try to do. >> i note that you're still expanding, as one would maybe anticipate now and asia is still a very important market. how much expansion are you doing there? >> well, the u.s. is our biggest market, about 60%. china is about 10% of our business. it's about 30% of our clients. for our companies, we have about 11% or 12% of the total pipeline in the world and effectively 30% of that is china. so china is now our second biggest market. is between -- let me get the years right. between '09 and '11, our business doubled there from $1 billion to $2 billion a year. it
is it for irony, 160 of china's richest people are also its most prominent communists, we'll discuss that with a expert. and you've got a few days to make the charitable contributions to save on your taxes. will at that deduction ever be taken away or trimmed a little. if it does, what happens to charities? we'll tell you. we'll talk to a gun store owner who says he's seen unprecedented increase in sales and why customers are buying and what they're buying. all right, it's friday morning, off to seven early movers for you. today the biggest winners and losers in the nasdaq 100 or the year this is. start with the biggest losers all big names that you know, intel, amazing, down 16% this year, today it's down a little more. staples on the year, down 20%. today, it's down a little more. and dell down 31% this calendar year and today it's down a little bit more. and yesterday, the big losers, down more. winners, computer hardware maker sea gate, it's down just a fraction right now. data networking company doubled this year up 101% and it's down 79 cents today. that's it, not much. expedia
primarily because of fracking but also because of china importing a lot of coal you guys produce. do you expect him to try to squeeze energy companies for more money right now? >> look, david, great to be here. these are awfully important issues to america right now. you know the thing that strikes me in all this conversation, this is not a republican issue or democrat issue. these are in fact american issues. we know we've got to take costs out of the economy. we know that we're going to have to be flexible on revenues. but at the end of the day the only thing that will sustain this challenged kind of trajectory the economy is on is to grow. one of the big issues that we are facing right now as an industry is this notion of increasing taxes on growth capital. you know we operate in a globally competitive economy. you know that when we think about going off the fiscal cliff dividend taxes could triple. and that would have a significantly negative impact on our economy's ability to sustain growth. and think about, you know, this idea, this false idea, frankly, that it won't impact anybody
nouri al-maliki said the demonstrations were not acceptable. the government of china imposed tighter controls on internet usage today. now, china's 500 million web users will have to provide their real names when they register for internet service. and providers must delete any web content deemed illegal, and report it to authorities. leading writers and bloggers insisted it's a new way for china's communist leaders to censor their critics. >> ( translated ): since the internet came into china, the chinese government has been repeatedly imposing restrictive measures, such as shielding, blocking and banning. it has even spent billions of dollars to build a firewall against overseas sites. they just don't want to see any freedom of speech which is provided by the constitution because it will hurt their vested interest. >> holman: the new curbs come in the wake of a series of online discussions that have helped expose corruption scandals. russian president vladimir putin signed a bill into law today banning americans from adopting russian children. the move terminated more than 50 adopt
of miami and many peopl from all ports of the world, india, europe, china, who wanted to stay here after they graduated and work on their companies, create new start-ups, but they were unable to do so because after you graduate you get a job with an existing company or you leave and for many them that was not a good option and they left and took their ideas and companies with them. >> so th get their fancy education here and go back to indian or somewhere else. >>guest: w would like to stem the tide and keep them closer, and bring them back to the united states so they can create new job and new companies. >> if they worked for a company they could have stayed? >>guest: if you get sponsored by a large corporation you can get the prop visas to work in the country but you cannot self sponsor and you cannot be here and create your own start-ups without going through some pret significant legal work. >> to build this big ship where people live cost as lot of money and peop are actually giving you money fo this? >>guest: theface book funder and creator of pay pay pal is helping us and bringin
culture. and because i had grownup in the chinese culture i wanted to write about china. i wanted to find out more about myself because of i was raised in the bay area and because i didn't know culturally a lot of things i wanted to know. i knew i wasn't going to write about myself and knew that i was not going to write about my family. but i wanted to write about an aspect about china and women. those were the 2 things i knew when i began the first book. i was fortunate enough to it stumble upon the silk working women which gave me everything i wanted. it gave me the culture. it gave me a sense of what it meant to be a female chinese women in that time and a sense of empowerment on what they had done. regardless of what they understood they were doing at the time. they didn't know it was a culture that was earning money and living independent of husbands and family that was doing everything against what it meant to be in the chinese culture. i hadn't heard about that and it was perfect. it was exactly what i was looking for. i can go off and preach about the fact they think so many of us
than year sea level. locally, this will not be 65 feet of snow at the spot in china. remember, i read this and i just said -- what? there could be an avalanche and buried villages in the mountainous areas of china. livestock were buried, many of them killed. villages are working the other to clear the snow. from the looks of the video, it will take quite a long time. >> i thought you meant it dropped 65 feet before the storm already world. >> hopefully they have emergency kids. >> i'm sensing a theme. >> this is not a mega storm, not a monster. just a few inches. let's start with the current conditions and then we will get into the details. 38 right now at the airport. winter weather and risers are in effect for all county shaded in blue for saturday. if you are not shaded, that not mean you will not get any. revised he's extending all the way down into the ohio valley because the storm visiting us is just now getting its act together around the gulf coast and moving through the ohio river valley to visit us saturday morning. this is a quick moving storm that does not have a lot of mo
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-s infrastructure and whether we should be spending some money to fix it. number five-- china. is china slowing or is china leading the world? we do know that china will be the biggest economy in the world by 20-20, for sure by 20-30. china also getting more than a few mentions during the presidential campaign, probably because it's pretty clear it's both a competitor and a partner. number four-- europe. the european union was fractured by too much debt and the austerity plans to fix it. that saga is far from over. number three-- the housing market finally, finally bottomed out. the combination of low home prices and continued record low mortgage rates set off a building and buying spree. investors began buying entire neighborhoods. but first-time buyers were also able to get a home of their own for the first time in years, as long as they had a hefty down payment. number two-- the election. more than just about obama and romney. it was about socialism and capitalism. it was about spending and cutting, about what kind of role government should have in your life. number one is the fiscal cliff.
the new chain. burger king has similar joint ventures in russia, brazil, south africa and china. >> more than 14,000 dock workers on the east coast and the gulf are threatening to go on strike on sunday. brian takes a look at the impact it could have on the economy. >> they move everything from our clothes to toys and electronics through the ports and into the marketplace but a lot of the goods won't be making it to our stores in longshoreman at more than a dozen ports from main to texas go on strike. that's what could happen by sunday if a deal can't be reached between the major shipping companies and a union representing nearly 15,000 longshoremen. >> the impact would be great. obviously on the dollar value side. on the cargo handling side but also on the job side because again these sports are major economic generators. >> richard of the maryland port administrator and others say the economic damage from a strike would reach well beyond the docks. >> your mom and pop retailer to your farmer to the trucking company that has to pick up the container atmosphere the port. so not just at t
constitution and the history of the rule of law. this interview was part of a discussion on china opposed the legal system hosted by the brookings institution. china's >> ok. concepts. for 20 years i have been advising -- roughly half of that on financial economic matters. the other half a variety of topics. about 10 years ago, we started talking about role of law. i said to him at the time, what strikes me about this topic was that other than the occasion i can think of, other than when paul worked at the state department and bill clinton was president, this topic in my view has never gotten the attention it deserves. it has been treated too much as a technical topic. not as a fundamental topic about the relations of the states. in my experience, i always say the chinese leadership, the most distinctive characteristic is they are systematically opened. that is to say the modus operandi is on a particular topic, let's look for the best ideas throughout the world, bring them back, study them, and then customize them as appropriate for our own system. and yet in this one respect, they have
with a bunch of allies who supported him. >> i've been reading kissinger's book on china, but he raises's broader question which is important. unfathomable as it is to americans there are parts of the world where they do not believe in alienable rights, right? they don't believe in human rights in the way that we do. >> exactly. and when we try to impose it on them they consider it a violation of their sovereignty. >> exactly. >> china feels that way often. russia, same thing. how far do we go in promoting human rights? the trade off that we'll get here. the law gets passed and human rights violators in russia can't come year and now 1,000 children don't come to the united states and people who want them don't get them. >> my personal view, no. they're glad to take our money and they've long had to put their money overseas, but they do not want human rights promotion and we've seen that inside russia and we've seen that against the crockdown on the internet and this is just the latest interaction of the series of things going back for more than a year against the political opposition an
, who was a sea captain, and he brought them in in the '60s, early '60s. he was going out to china, presumably. yeah, to shanghai, mainly. tell you what, he had a good eye. he could have bought real rubbish, but he didn't. these are actually very nice paintings. right. the chinese, for a couple of thousand years had this fantastic system whereby if you wanted to get on in life, you took exams and you could be the humblest peasant and if you passed your three exams you were made for life. and the exams were not like our "a" levels or anything like that. it was serious stuff. i mean, it was you know, big time. and mostly after you passed your exams you would progress through the civil service. a very few got through the exams and said "i'm gonna drop out. "i don't want to be an administrator. "i want to go out into the landscape and right poetry. i want to paint paintings." and these were the literati, and this is the sort of thing that they did. and what's fascinating about this is we've got here, effectively, the table on which you did your scrolls. i've neve
school in beijing, before yesterday the only time the two groups met face-to-face was on a visit to china that valley christian made in april. the school provided this video the two bands have been practicing for more than a year. while language is a barrier, music is the common denominator. >> very excited about the opportunity, the challenge is the limited rehearsal time that's what we are doing. >> you can watch the valley christian-beijing fusion ban and the rest of the parade new year's day, 8 a.m. right here on abc7. >>> we want to get a check of the weather with mike. sunshine was beautiful yesterday, but bisque still, i was cold. >> frosty this morning -- but brisk, still, i was cold. >>> as we head into the afternoon clouds on the increase, sprinkles to possibly light rain in the latter parts of the afternoon. 52 san francisco and santa rosa, 54 oakland san jose 51 concord, any snow or rain mainly north during the around snow shower possible in tahoe going to be dry and 31, 39 yosemite, down south mostly sunny low to mid 60s san diego, palm springs and l.a.. >>> headlights headed
with co-dependency disorder. they say their daughter is a good actor catered to all her life. >>> china has passed a new law requiring peep to visit their parents. the new -- requiring people to visit their parents often or risk being sued it doesn't specify how frequently there should be such visits they say it is aimed at helping seniors who feel -- who feel neglected by their kids. >> we'll move on. mike is here. >>> we are going to talk about wet weather, we are going to talk about how it will not create what we are seeing here, this is part of a scenic hiking trail that connects baker beach with the golden gate bridge closed due to erosion park self has blocked after off the section of the trail that runs along side lincoln boulevard north of the pacific overlook in san francisco, signs are posted to warn hikers and bikers to take cult knits while engineers work on a repair -- to take alternates, while engineers work on repair.q we wanted to let you know that was happening before the weekend. here we look from -- yeah, we are looking from vollmer peak in the east bay hills camera l
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at china basin and on average that is home game ain ten dance is dwayned to and from the ballpark by ferries. and with that, we would like again to bring forth, carolyn or began, she is the president of blue and gold fleet and they will she'll be able to give us a better insight and explanation on how important the ferry and excursion services are to the port and bay of san francisco. >> commissioners and director moyer, good afternoon. thank you for giving me the at some point to give you a little i am insight to blue and gold fleet. i would like to start out with a brief history of blue and gold fleet. blue and gold has been a port tenants when the found ore deer recognized the opportunity that existed to operate excursions and cruises. the first set sail from peer 39 and blue and gold expanded into the community computer service in 1931 the service started after the lulla competer earthquake in 1939 and was the beginning of the resurgence in 87. and the service started in 86 when marine world moved to value lay hough when the services conceived it was thought that the tr
to be flexible to respond to different market conditions. this china basin park proposals is one of the reasons why the giants the sea well lot 337 llc., proposal is receiving such positive tension it's because of the attention they have given to the design of this water front open space. it would be 5-acres the costs are high. we are looking at entirely newue tillity infrastructure new streets, sidewalks sidewalks and park locate and is improvements to pier 48 currently estimates at over $2 million in current $2,012 and this infrastructure is really needed to unlock the value of this site for the port and for development. very significant this would be an entirely new city neighborhood with significant economic development for the city as a whole and 5,000 construction jobs and over 7,000 permanent jobs on the site and 10,000 jobs regionally with up to 2,000 new residents so erail mentioned the fiscal analysis that we would do through fiscal feasiblable report to the board of supervisors prior to environmental review and the draft fiscal feasiblability for this probability indicates a 9 mil
. it is not just here. but, in the western europe, and in the far east. and, in china. >> reporter: strong demand for gold exchange traded funds has also helped support prices. the spider gold trust-- ticker gld-- has $75 billion in assets. and it's is backed by physical gold. it also helps that some hedge funds with bylaws prohibiting them from buying futures, can buy gold e.t.f.'s. >> so there are some people that were restricted before. they're not now, and that's supportive of the gold. >> reporter: a gold rally is not a sure thing. if there's a recession, some fear commodities like gold will drop in value. on the other hand, if the economy picks up sharply, riskier assets could become more attractive. erika miller, "n.b.r.," new york. >> susie: more signs today that housing demand is picking up: the number of contracts signed to buy homes rose in november, to its best level in more than two years. the national association of realtors index of pending sales rose almost 10% last month. so will the housing market continue to recover in the new year? that's what tom hudson asked toll brothers ch
>>> this is surveillance video from inside a subway station in shanghai, china, and you're going to love what happens. pay attention to this man. police determined that he was a fugitive, he was on the run from the law, and they thought he might have weapons. the guy runs away. the cops high-tailing it after him. they're running through the hallways of this subway station. but watch what happens. coming around the corner -- >> yeah! the high school hallway trip. >> a citizen to the rescue by sticking out his left foot, tripping the guy. he goes down, flies across the floor. the policeman appear prenrehend. this guy is going down. watch again from this other angle of the fall. look how hard he eats this. >> and he fell like ten feet. it was the longest fall ever. >> the citizens are calling this guy golden left foot. >> do you think they give that guy a gold star or medal? >> i hope you get something. >> he should get a gold left foot trophy. >> yeah, t-shirt with a thumbs up on it or toe up. >> who's awesome? this guy. >> yeah. >>> this next video just proves that you never know who is watching on the int
. >>> china government is cracking down on the internet with a new law requiring users to register their names. until recently, web posters could post anonymous comments online. it comes after the leaders were upset by a flood by online complaints about the official abuses. >>> russia proposed talks with the main syrian opposition coalition even though it had previously bashed western countries for recognizing the group. that as syrian rebels step up the seize on military base and elsewhere. leland vittert has the latest. >> momentum in syria on the rebel's side they gladly rejected off by slaw to meet and discuss a peace plan saying they will discuss putting down the weapons when bashar assad leaves power. are you are russia long supported assad with weapons and host to russia only foreign naval base in the syrian city of tarqtus. with assad's army playing defense, the russian peace plan appears to be an attempt to hedge their bet on assad making the inroads with the rebels. that will be hard. as rebel video uploaded to youtube show unexploded russian made bombs littering the syrian cities. t
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china. shows a 33 ton shark tank exploding at shanghai shopping mall. people look at the tank when the glass shattered suddenly and huge wave of world trade center comes over the onlookers. 15 people were injured. none critically. 3 lemon shark and dozens of smaller fish all died unfortunately. now shanghai officials say cold temperatures and showedy material made the acrylic sheet so brittle it just gave way. >>> well just ahead tonight. frightening new outlook for computer crime next year. why computer crime next year. why the tablet th if. >> the shift smart phones and tablet causing a shift by hackers for malicious attacks and the bad guys are exploiting some of the newest features to too. david explains what kind of attacks you should expect. >>reporter: collectively virus trojan horses and worm called malwear 55 unique ones relessed over the internet daily, 1 per second. they attack network and p c. constant fear bring down the power grid and mass transit but the new target is the mobile device payment system with a simple swipe. bad guy tap in the bank accounts. >>
in china. it's not saying if it will fight the order or pay the $165,000. >>> asian markets finished up in 2012. japan nikkei up .07. china, shanghai index finned up -- let's take a look at markets yesterday. they closed slightly down. what they are watching today is what they have been watching for awhile now. and very closely yesterday that is the fiscal cliff talks to see if any progress can be made on capitol hill. >>> romantics at odds with cal trans. why those locks of love are scheduled to come down. >>> mom started crying. dad started crying. we're all hugging. it was great. >>> >> and a baby who just couldn't wait any longer. the roadside delivery some paramedics are being applauded for this morning. >>> you can wake up with ktvu every morning. >> get the morning top stories sent to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. you can get the wake up call by texting wakeup to 70123. >>> depending on your point of view it's a symbol of every lasting love or vandalism. about 25 couples have hung padlocks on the main street bridge. it started with a couple celebrating their
? the chinese and russians don't help us on sanctions. they have been ineffective because china that dan. you know, when you look at it, everything that we have tried after the bush years has been a failure. now, during the bush years in the early part of that administration, it puts real financial squeeze on the regime. but then they drop it because they have this fantasy that if we can just sit down one more time with the north koreans, suddenly we will have a deal that will make all this go away. it is not how the world works. the north koreans are getting better each time out launching missiles and setting off nuclear explosions. >> on that note, how realistic do you think it is? and how soon do you think it would be that they would be able to i'm one of these long-range missiles with a nuclear warhead? >> that is the real question. this last missile test was real important because it showed that they were successful. they got it up into the atmosphere. it can go a long way to the united states. now, if they perfect nuclear explosions and start miniaturizing it, being able to put it on a
... an oregon woman finds a letter from china... in herrhalloween ecorations. decorations.julie keith says phe opened a package she bought t -mart... only to find what appears to be a describes horrible condittons at a labor camp in china. unsigned-- but claims that peeple are being punishhd and portured ffr not workingghardd enough. t also claims they get paid less than two dollars a month... and begs the reader to et keith says: " thissis someone really put their life this."not knowing what to do with the letterr.. keith posttd it on facebook. her friends urged her to contact the u-s immigrations office.... but officials say thhy can't verify the authhnticity of the letter..-&k some backlash for going ppblii and possibly puttingglives at risk. baltimore could see he effectssof an expected longshoreman strike... as soon as this weekknd. weekend.the connract between association and the u-s maritime alliance is set to expiie sunday.the key sticking point is over large containers and the payments that shippinggcompanies pay em. royalties to the longshoremen for the contai
, china, where they install a shark tank that exploded while mall shoppe shoppers -- >> bob: is that for real? >> andrea: it is. spilled out. shark week! to the shoppers. the mall officials said we have no plan to rebuild the shark tank. do you think? >> bob: anybody eaten? what happened to the sharks? >> greg: a great white sale. [ laughter ] >> bob: very good.
was on a visit to china in april. the school provided this video. the bands have been practicing for more than a year. and language is a barrier, music is the common. >> the challenge is limited rehearse yam time we have. that is what we have here today. >> you can watch the tournament of roses parade new year's day at 8:00 p.m. right here on abc 7. how exciting for the kids. >> wonderful. >> we have more still to come 6:00 including td nation loses a biggest hero of the first gulf war. the latest on the passing of general norman swartzkpf. >> winter weather continuing to plague travelers in the nation's mid section. >> lawmakers return to washington. we teeter on the edge of the fiscal cliff. what going over sit going to koflt you. >>> we have late word from washington on whether heroes of the first gulf war, commander of the international coalition that drove iraqi forces out of kuwait under the first president bush has died. he was 78 years old. he died in tampa, florida where he retired after serving as commander in chief of the u.s. central kmanld. he was a decorated combat soldier in vie
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